Search Results for 'mortgage'
Stacy Johnson on June 13, 2016
Living a debt-free life is important, especially as you approach retirement. But there are worse things than debt.
Krystal Steinmetz on January 14, 2016
The settlement puts to rest a probe of the investment bank’s role in bundling and selling shady mortgage-backed securities in the years leading up to the financial crisis.
Stacy Johnson on November 17, 2015
Paying attention to your credit report and score is responsible. But unless you’re planning on borrowing soon, there’s no reason to lose sleep over the little things.
Marilyn Lewis on October 2, 2015
Changes that kick in Saturday are intended to make the process of getting a mortgage more transparent for most of us. Here’s the skinny.
Marilyn Lewis on September 28, 2015
Minority and low-income households in particular should benefit from more relaxed home-buying standards.
Marilyn Lewis on September 22, 2015
Loan servicers have a history of collecting these payments even after the insurance should no longer be required. Here’s how to make sure you don’t overpay.
Krystal Steinmetz on July 29, 2015
One company was ordered to repay $33 million to consumers who were deceived by a program promising thousands in savings on interest.
Karla Bowsher on July 16, 2015
Two of the nation’s biggest banks are among the lenders that give homeowners the biggest headaches.
Stacy Johnson on July 14, 2015
Shopping for a house is more fun than shopping for a mortgage, but if you do it right, mortgage shopping isn’t that hard and can pay off big time. Here’s how.
Stacy Johnson on June 30, 2015
There’s one type of insurance you often have to buy, but don’t get to shop: mortgage insurance. Here’s how it works and what you can do to get rid of it.
Hiram Reisner on June 19, 2015
Do yourself a huge favor. Take these steps to get a smoking deal on a mortgage, and do it well before you go house hunting.
Krystal Steinmetz on June 4, 2015
How this California company steered consumers to billions worth of costlier loans, and now must pony up $19 million for alleged ‘deceptive practices.’
Krystal Steinmetz on April 27, 2015
The government says this company “harassed and threatened” borrowers who were struggling to save their homes.
Stacy Johnson on March 3, 2015
You can dump a bad spouse, or a bad house. But try getting out from under the mortgage.
Krystal Steinmetz on February 16, 2015
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says these lenders were falsely suggesting a government affiliation in pursuit of reverse mortgage customers.
Krystal Steinmetz on January 23, 2015
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo loan officers illegally engaged in kickback scheme with a title company.
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